Talks, concerts, food fest, sale


Nobel Laureate Prof. Hans-Peter Duerr is to give a public talk on March 10 in Alwarpet, at the TAG Centre, TTK Road.

This director-emeritus at the Max Planck Instituit fuer Physik, Munich, Germany will talk on – Dynamic Sustainability – Let the Living become more Alive’. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kendra of Chennai is hosting this TMP Mahadevan Centenary Year lecture by the Nobel Laureate who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995.

The event starts at 5 p.m. on March 10 and is open to all. TAG Centre is opposite Sankara Hall. Call K N Ramaswamy, Director, BVB on 2464 3420 for more info.

Indo – Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry; talk on – Easter earthquake – lessons for Japan, India and the World on March 11 at 10 a.m.  At Hotel Savera, Dr. R. K. Salai.

Lecture on Aksharamanamalai by P. Thiyagarajan on March 11 at 5 p.m. at Ramana Kendram, 41, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore.


Anantara presents ‘Do Awaaz – Ek Mithaas’, a tribute concert to Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Donor passes are priced from Rs.200 and Rs.100. It will be held at T. N. Rajarathinam Auditorium (Opp. MGR Janaki College) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For passes call 98409 10764, 91760 79903.

The Kodaikanal International School is presenting a western music concert for the public on March 9 at 7 p.m. at Mylapore Fine Art Academy. Ph: 98411 61339. Admission free.

Sangeetha Deeparadhana, a devotional musical tribute by singers and violinists to Sri Satya Sai Baba. This is organised by P Susheela Trust on March 16 at 6 p.m. at Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Salai, Alwarpet. All are welcome.


Cuisinez avec des Fleur is on at ‘On the Rocks’ restaurant at Sheraton Park Hotel in TTK Road from March 12 to 18. Open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sushi – Yaki festival at Teppam on TTK Road till March 18. Open for lunch and dinner. For reservations call 3221 6635.

Nellore and Madurai food festival at Malgudi Restaurant, Savera Hotel, Dr. R. K. Salai. On till March 18. Ph: 2811 4700.


Om Nrithya Kshethra, is organising a dance yoga workshop for women on March 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nimmadhi, 20, Raja Street Extension, Behind Tholkapiyan Poonga, R. A. Puram. Registration fee of Rs.250. For details call 97104 38510, 99401 92306.

Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam is organising women’s day celebration on March 12 at 4 p.m. at its premises. Dr. Sujatha Mohan, ophthalmologist will be the chief guest. Open to all. Ph: 2499 2696.


Thughil is having its sale of handlooms. The range includes exclusive natural-dyed Khadi from Ponduru, Oriya Ikat, Kalamkari, block printed saris and dress material. The sale will be held from March 13 to 15 at C. P. Arts Centre, Mini hall, Eldams Road. For details, call 94441 56138.


Gallery Sri Parvati is hosting an exhibition of contemporary creations ‘Looking Ahead’ from March 12 to 31, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Gallery is located at 28 / 160, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.

Allergory, an exhibition of ceramics, bronzes, glass and wood is on display at Prakrit Arts, 102, Greenways Road Extn., R. A. Puram. On till March 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.